Donated humanities collections (18th-20th C.)
Part of the collection purchased from Cardiff Public Library ‘duplicates’ when they moved from the Old Library building in c. 1988. It covers all subjects across the arts, humanities, and social sciences, from the 18th to the 20th century. Both books and periodicals are included, with strands of Shakespeare, Egyptology, and other topics already identified. Most of it remains to be checked in further detail.
Date range: 18th-20th century
Significance: Significant in Wales
Strengths: 19th century materials
Size: c. 15,000 volumes
Language: English mainly.
Keywords: Arts, humanities, social sciences, history, literature, religion.